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|Cavernous sinus contents|
|O TOM CAT:
O TOM are lateral wall components, in order from superior to inferior.
CA are the components within the sinus, from medial to lateral. CA ends at the level of T from O TOM.
· See diagram.
Occulomotor nerve (III)
Trochlear nerve (IV)
Ophthalmic nerve (V1)
Maxillary nerve (V2)
Abducent nerve (VI)
T: When written, connects to the T of OTOM.
Reference: Netter's, 2nd edition, page 98. First Aid for USMLE Step I, 2000 edition, page 106.
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---Jonathan Vafai New York University School of Medicine
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